Holiday Break Closures

The residence halls are CLOSED during all major holiday breaks.  These break periods include Fall/Thanksgiving, Winter and Spring Breaks.


Fall/Thanksgiving Break - November 20 - 26, 2017
  • Close - Saturday, November 19, 2017 - NOON
  • Open - Sunday, November 26, 2017 - NOON
Winter Break - December 8, 2017 - January 5, 2018
  • Close - Friday, December 8, 2017 - 4pm
  • Open - Friday, January 5, 2018 - 8am
Spring Break 2018 - March 10 - 19, 2017
  • Close - Friday, March 9, 2017  - 4pm
  • Open - Sunday, March 18, 2017 - NOON

Students requiring housing accommodations during any of the break periods are required to submit a request for extended housing online. 


Extended Housing Accommodations Policy

Exceptions: In-season NCAA student athletes required to attend practice/competition, ASU Marching Band students required to attend/participate in an event, International students, students with verified student teaching, co-op or university-related work requirements; and students whose permanent residence is outside Mississippi or contiguous states.

Each student qualifying by being in one of the groups listed above:
  • Submit ONLINE request form - 2 weeks prior to start date of requested break
  • Approval/Disapproval notifications will be sent via ASU student email
  • Upon receipt of APPROVAL, payment must be made at the Bursar's Office. A copy of PAID IN FULL receipt must be submitted to Department of Residence Life for official approval
All ASU policies and procedures will be enforced. Any violation will result in immediate removal from the campus to be followed by formal disciplinary action following the break. Students attempting to remain in or enter residence halls without approval are subject to trespassing charges.
Please note that there is NO food service during the holiday breaks, as vacation periods are not covered in the meal plan. Students granted permission to stay in the residence halls are responsible for their own meals.